Virginia Sample Estate Glass Auction

The estate glass sale of charter member (#49) Virginia Sample will be held on Saturday, October 27, 2018, at 10am.  It will be held at the Quality Inn Ballroom (700 Pike Street, Marietta, OH 45750) with Mike Voshel as auctioneer.  There are over 300 lots.  Pictures will be downloaded onto after the Labor Day weekend.  Use zip code 26187 or auctioneer ID #2732.

Mike Voshel is a licensed auctioneer through the state of Ohio.  The NFGS is not licensed to conduct auctions in the state of Ohio. 



July 27, 28, 29, 2019

Information will be posted as soon as it becomes available.

Glass Displays, Educational Seminars, Glass ID, and the Consignment Auction are open to the public.  Many special events will be scheduled to celebrate our 28th year!

Members and their guests will enjoy a dinner cruise aboard the Valley Gem Sternwheeler, participate in Glass ID, attend the NFGS annual meeting, play Fenton bingo, and enjoy the  banquet followed by a lively whimsey auction.  More importantly, you will enjoy the fellowship of Fenton collectors from across the United States.

A consignment auction, consisting of approximately 250 pieces of Fenton glass, will be held.

Flea Markets, Garage Sales, Antique Shops, and Quality Inn Room Shopping!


Tentative schedule - check back for more information.

  The NFGS Educational Seminars, Glass Displays, Glass ID, and the Consignment Auction are open to the public and have an * after.

 Saturday, July 27, 2019

 Registration - Hotel Lobby - 8-10am

First Timer's Meeting - Room 229 - 8-9am

  Glass Sales ~ Silent Auction - 9-10:30am

Display Table Review - 11am-12:30pm *

Glass ID Forum - 6:45-8pm *

Motel Room Shopping *

 Sunday, July 28, 2019

 Registration & Glass Sales ~ Final - 8-9am  

Annual Meeting - 10:30 -11:30am

Consignment Auction Preview - 12-1pm *

Auction - 1pm *

 Sternwheeler Dinner Cruise - 5:30pm

Motel Room Shopping  9:30pm *

 Monday, July 29, 2019

Designers & Bead Artists Demo - 8:30-10am *

Bingo - 2:45- 3:45pm

 NFGS Banquet & Whimsey Auction - 6pm


Quality Inn-Marietta (Convention Headquarters) 700 Pike Street, Marietta, OH 45750              Phone: (740) 374-8190 Ask for the NFGS discounted rate of $69.99

Comfort Suites-Marietta (102 suites only) 202 Cherry Tree Lane, Marietta, OH 45750            Phone: (740) 376-1600

Fairfield Inn-Marietta 200 Cherry Tree Lane, Marietta, OH 45750   Phone: (740) 374-3000

Hampton Inn-Marietta 508 Pike Street, Marietta, OH 45750   Phone: (740) 373-5353

Best Western-Marietta 701 Pike Street, Marietta, OH 45750                                                 Phone: (740) 374-9660 & 1-800-780-9660 (Across the street)

Lafayette Hotel-Marietta 101 Front Street, Marietta, OH 45750                                              Phone: (740) 373-5522 & 1-800-331-9336

Microtel Inn and Suites-Marietta 506 Pike Street, Marietta, OH 45750   Phone: (740) 373-7373

Red Roof Inn-Marietta 702 Pike Street, Marietta, OH 45750                                                 Phone: (740) 336-7866 (Next door to Quality Inn)

Holiday Inn Express & Suites-Marietta 970 Pike Street Marietta, OH 45750                            Phone: (740) 760-1515


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